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that were presented to president obama. lori: washington post also out here with a controversial new report details how much money the u.s. allocates to the 16 intelligence agencies, and what each agent does with the funds, top system rhett black budget was -- secret black budget was geffen to the post by place leaker snowden, shows a $62.2 billion budget allocated to the intelligence community for this fiscal year, among top spenders cia, and then nsa.
of "the washington post" mean for the entire news industry? "countdown to the closing bell" starts right now. ♪ double knockout ♪ ♪ liz: good afternoon, i am liz claman and it is the last hour of trading. a glitch in trading that we want to tell you about. global markets it is not yet known and last time we had a technical glitch on march 23, it has the part of the ipo. and cbs calling time warner cable a bluff on their offer of a sham. time warner cable has proposed is to return the cable. but only as an À la carte operation and offering. we are seeing hat done about two full percentage points newspaper ads making sure that people understand the position gold dropping $19.60 to 1000 to 82. it is just slightly above that right now. we are talking about this program. we just don't know where to go at this point. >> we are accounting for 86 points. ibm is pulling the dow jones down. part of it is the downgrade that you just mentioned. they are saying that the stock fell as low as $175. they are much closer of the 52 week low than the 52 week high. liz: how far is try carl icahn goi
, jeff bezos is buying "the washington post" for $250 million. bezos, one of the captains of the online world and future of commerce, putting a quarter of a billion dollars of his own money, not amazon money, into a newspaper that is well over 100 years old and part after model that everyone thinks is dieing. we don't have a whole lot of details a letter gone out from the publisher i believe of "the washington post." two employees telling them about the deal. let's remember that newspapers, which used to have really rich margins and still are profitable but have been really hurt by the internet, are becoming an investment for the very rich. ron burkle, the billionaire, pathmark billionaire and david geffen were in buying "the l.a. times." carlos slim, from mexico, one of the world's richest men, rescued "the new york times." jeff bezos of amazon, getting ready to pay for the newspaper itself. many people thought "the washington post" company, most valuable asset inside the company is not the legendary newspaper that led to the watergate investigation that led to resignation of nixon in
. a front-page cover on the washington post the release say it all. an icon gone scooped up by a billionaire businessman. still unknown. but does he know what he is getting nto? it turns out less to say that he has been there, done that and tell with a lot of grief. he is not going about journalists like me, but it is righnow, 7 years of music is being streamed. a quartemillion tweeters are tweeting. and 900 million dollarare changing hands online. that's why hp built a new kind of server. one that's 80% smaller. uses 89% less energy. and costs 77% less. it's called hp moonshot. and it's giving the internet the room it needs to grow. this&is gonna be big. hp moonshot. it's time to build a better enterprise. together. ♪ >> big news, the founder of amazon is buying the washington post. >> the family has run the washington post for four generations, but that is coming to an end. >> a stunning announcement. amazons ceo je bezos is buying the washington post. >> the news was so big, and it was announced on the sticker on the "washington post" building. >> a sign of our changing world, news tha
're always adding burdens, who is we, washington, when they don't let a camera around. there is so much money here, life is good >> john: we start with myth number 7 because americans are so fat it's government's job to help us eat better. >> changing old habits is never easy. >> john: no, it's not. so the first lady says to change behavior. >> it's going to take government doing its part. >> john: if michelle obama wants to inspire us by exercising on the white house lawn, that is great but with government it's force. >> this is not banning what you are buying but simply the size of the cup that can be used. >> john: i my hometown, they are upset about big cups of soda. they want big cups illegal. >> this is biggest thing to curb obesity. >> john: i can buy two of these, that is 32 ounces around i can buy one of these. ho does this curb obesity? >> my mayor is proud he has forced every chain restaurant to clearly post calorie koonth. >> there were few skeptics but now they are national models. >> john: that sadly that true. under obamacare all big chains will have to post calorie counts even
, who is we, washington, when they don't let a camera around. there is so much money here, life is good >> john: we start with myth number 7 because americans are so fat it's government's job to help us eat better. >> changing old habits is never easy. >> john: no, it's not. so the first lady says to change behavior. >> it's going to take government doing its part. >> john: if michelle obama wants to inspire us by exercising on the white house lawn, that is great but with government it's force. >> this is not banning what you are buying but simply the size of the cup that can be used. >> john: in my hometown, they are upset about big cups of soda. they want big cups illegal. >> this is biggest thing to curb esity. >> john: i can buy two of these, that is 32 ounces around i can buy one of these. how does this curb obesity? >> my mayor is proud he has forced every chain restaurant to clearly post calorie koonth. >> there were few skeptics but now they are national models. >> john: that sadly that true. under obamacare all big chains will have to post calorie counts even though they don't
look for answers at the seats of power. washington where they don't want our camera around but there's so much moneyh here goo life is good. >> once people come to washington d.c. they never leave. >> from the fox news headquarters in new york york, john stossel. >> we stop with this because americans are so fat it is government's job to help us eat better.ab >> changing all hold have this is not easy the first lady says to change behaviorov >> government has to do its p part is michelle obama wantse to inspire us to exercise ofpi the white house lawn, that is great but that usually means force but simply the size of the cup could be used. >> might mayor is upset about big cups of soda heth wants this size made it illegal. >> it is the biggest step to curb obesity. >> please. i could fill two of these or2 i could go to the supermarket to buy one of. these. how does this curb obesity? he is also proud he has forced every chain restaurant to clearly postlear >> there were more than a few skeptics but most arel recognized as national models. >> sadly that is true now b they all have to
for being with us. washington has become an ent mow logical wonderland for the obama administration seems to be more obsessed with semantics and sentence con trucks than to capture a killing of terrorists. washington -- while dismissing any sense of proportion when it comes to radical islamists and the war on terror. and for all of that, this was a red letter day. president obama's mantra that al qaeda is on the run today proved wrong yet again. you are looking at pictures of yemen where government officials uncovered an al qaeda plot to capture oil and gas facilities, to fire on foreign embassies, to seize -- news of the foiled plot breaking as the united states is stepping up its drone attacks there. killing at least seven al qaeda terrorists in the southern part of the country. in the broader plot that led to the closings of 19 embassies and facilities and 16 countries still acted tonight with no indication that the threats have in any way diminished. here is state department spokesperson jen saki on the closings and the alerts. >> our embassy remains closed. we're continuing to evalua
we don't want to knbout the washington establishment exposing the reality of what you probably think of washington and the author joins me here next with his runaway best seller. lou: the new book "this town" to a party is in a funeral suggest there are nofu longer democrats or th republicans in washington we being only wealthy folks that have the incestuous relationship with one another. lehman joined by "new york times" magazinethe correspondent,b congratulatio ns on the book. >> you are roaring. >> people seem to like it media will get run out of town. >> i recommend you read itc because it's really revealse to folks. >> in the words of tomnd h coburn a very conservative congressman it is a self perpetuating careerrpet politician, a media in the usual spect. lou: those that run the country that are in part of the imrtant process and end henry previously long dash previously features stephen he doesn't like me much. lou: he is sincere. >> but i don't believe him. [laughter] >> he is a great guy a.h lou: i have known to me for almost 30 yrs. she has created herself and a role that y
. obama can be. >> heckled over health care and questioned about his citizenship. why is "the washington post" targeting senator ted cruz. wasn't the post upset about so-called birthers questioning president obama. nina easton and brad blakeman join us on the left wing media assault on ted cruz. when i first felt the diabetic nerve pain, of course i had no idea what it was. i felt like my feet were going to sleep. it progressed from there to burning... to like 1,000 bees that were just stinging my feet. [ female announcer ] it's known that diabetes damages nerves. lyrica is fda approved to treat diabetic nerve pain. lyrica is not for everyone. it may cause rious allergic reactions or suicidal thoughts or actions. tell your doctor right ay if you have ese, new or rsening depression, or unusual changes in md or behavior. orwelling, trouble breathing, rash, hives, blisters, changes in eyesight including blurry vision, muscle pain with fever, tired feeling, or skin sores friabetes. common side effects are dizziness, sleepiness, weight gain and swling of hands, legs and ft. don't ink alcohol
. but one of t things we covered and we were living down in washington, the argument was that things won't go up that much. >> right. >> now knowing the basis -- >> and there would be a net savings. >> and by the way, that's how they sold it. >> i'm not going t get into the future of whether that might materialize because hope springs eternal. there was no way an objective observer could not see that the price hikes coming. >> right. and there's no way you could rationally predict the net savings. and i think ben would back this. i know he spoke on this in e past. when you look at the cbo report on it, there were so many bells an whistles that had to happen to get the net savings they were saying, that they were predicting that it was almost impossible. any sort of other condition could hit the economy that would prevent those net savings. and i will tell you this, my brother's a doctor, the big fear -- >> what kind of doctor. >> emergency room doctor >> really? >> yeah. >> the big fear. i'm the dumb one. but anyway, the big fear, they don't know if they have to ration the health care. >
26, 28 billion dollars. he is personally paying 250 million for "the washington post." and imogen lloyd webber says that this deal could give him more influence in d.c. over politics, really? >> and profit is paper, buy influence to an extent. washington d.c. obviously a company town. this is a company paper and busy trying to make inroads into washington d.c. last week obama was doing that great big jobs speech in tennessee at an amazon warehouse. and amazon has been dealing with sales taxes and that big drama recently is going to come up against regulators moving forward because it's just so big. so, yes, it buys him a seat at the table, so it's a factor buying it. only 1% of his fortune to get a seat at the table. >> do you agree with that strategy. do you think it's a good idea for the top guy in a top company to approach politics and get involved in politics, and get involved in washington, the company town, the political town? is that a good move? >> it's necessary. the tech guys have been doing that although the guys are spending a fortune on the lobbyists in washington and
about washington and congress on vacation that month, and debt piling up, talk of a shut down if they don't get their way on spending, president, i guess just as much a tin ear proposing more spending they could note further apart, our goverent of falling apart, what is wall street clinging to? a federal reserve he hopes will keep providing juice, the nicotine but fearing that sign maybe the fed will not, not as long as they hope, maybe not as much as they hope, that is where are, the nation collectively cowering closing embassies as caution, closing off budget deals at an abundance of arrogance, is it any wonder that a billo onion -- billionaire in blue jeans gets so many of you to e-mail? to those who think only sam, is that face, think began. i think we found another sam, actually he has been around for a while, his name is mel, if you thght sam was amazing. >> welcome, i am neil cavuto back-to-back in your face, a corporate titan not a afraid to let her rip, mel karma son may be in his secret tire am but he is far from pulling punches. he is just this is a guy likes to mak
parties and a funeral, suggesting that they are not just democrats and republicans in washington, talking about the wealthy folks that have incestuous relationships with one another. the chief national correspondent mark leibovitz. thank you so much on the book. congratulations. it has been out for weeks. >> people seem to be liking it. maybe i'll get run out of town. [laughter] lou: i recommend you read it because it really reveals what we feared were down there. >> and has it has become in the words of tom coburn, a perman feudal culture of hangers on and self-perpetuating careers. politicians, media, the usual stuff. these are the people who run the country and this includes part of the process and the government itself. the chief white house correspondent commonly featured this. >> he said as much and i'm going to believe him. >> she has made washington work for her. there have been people like her, getting media companies to pay her a lot. >> she is a woman of a man's intelligence and energy and just a passion for all of the politics and media and power. and the money doesn't hurt. >
by the national media. your thoughts? >> there is definitely a problem in washington, specifically in the administration. reading and understanding what is al qaeda, if it is weaker are not, it is not the central part of al qaeda has shifted from power to the affiliates. the center is still around. it always has a new chairman. the affiliate's growing. and the offshoots a growing. there are ten more battlefields that al qaeda is now conducting operations and then when it began in 2001 or when it attacked us. the most recent one is northern china -- northern sinai which could disrupt the suez canal transportation system or the arab-israeli. so by far al qaeda is much stronger, lighter, complicated and complex than it was before. lou: is there a lack of -- well, i would just say news, the press, involvement in the story of al qaeda? this administration has approached the line very, very carefully and closely saying -- regarding the war on terrorism to be a demand. what is going on? >> the only people that believe the president of the washington press corps. al qaeda is bigger than ev
, the truth what we don't want to know about the washington establishment exposing the reality of what you probably think of washington and the author joins me here next with his runaway best seller. [ male announcer ] this is the age of knowing what you're made o why let erectile dysfunction get in your way? talk to your doctor about viagra. ask if your heart is healthy enough for sex. do not take viagra if you take nitrates for chest pai it may cause an unsafe drop in blood pressure. side effects include headache, flushing, upset stomach, and abnormal vision. to avoid long-term injury, seek immediate medical help for an erection lasting more than four hours. stop taking viagra and cl your doctor right away, if you experience a sudden decrease or loss in vision or hearing. is is the age of taking action. viagra. talk to your doctor. [ villain ] well mr. baldwin... it appears our journey has come to a delightful end. then i better use the capital one purchase eraser to redeem my venture miles for this trip. purchase eraser? it's the easy way to erase any recent travel expense. i just pick
in michael, senior political analyst at the washington examiner, a fox news critter, michael, standing up to russia, finally; right? >> well, finally president obama came to office, pledgedded for a reset of relationships with russia. he evidently had the view then that president bush is a texas primitive mindless conservative and adopted cold war abuse and repelled the modern up to date russian. looks like he had something of an education. president bush had a positive impression of putin when he met him as he related to the book "decision points," and clearly changed his minds. it's taken president obama a little longer to do so. dagen: is it a waste of time to go to the g20 summit all together, michael? >> well, is it a waste of time to go to the g20 summit? i've never been to a g20 summit, so i have not -- dagen: for the president. >> it's probably a waste of time. we have, you know, it's an odd collection of countries in here. we got argentina in there as one of the supposedly most developed countries in the world, which is pathetic joke, sorry to say, sorry for the people of argenti
on getting things done in a washington where nothing is getting done, new jersey governor chris christie fashions himself the me type doer of a get it done guy, it has been working for christy in a blue state it worked for brown initially in a more blew -- blue state, now brown is raising the takeses beyond his home state. it more than00s of a rumble on the right, this is the battle to watch, the months and years ahead, that for soul of the republican party, because there are those who lookt chris christie, and maybe brown as too pregmatic, the critics say to give rand a hand into guys like these guys the finger, conservative argue such accommodate ores never make it to the presidency, should not, levin telling me they are bad for the party's future. >> they argue they have been too accommodating, what do you think of that? >> the republican party sadly is ossifying, it will turn into old wig party and into nothing. it does not stand for anything. this is going to be a problem going forward in terms of elections. neil: what is lost in this argument, someone will be elected president in 2
says we are monitoring the comments, obviously, coming from the white house. let's go to the washington correspondent, rich edson, live at the white house. the president, i guess, as we listened to all the comments throughout the afternoon from the president and secretary tear of state, john kerry, there's more questions than answers here as to the timetable, rich. >> absolutely. the timetable, the specifics, and the goal they are looking to achieve, but what you heard from the administration today was a very strong case that in some way, the united states or the international community along with the united states must act. president obama saying he has not decided on a particular course of action yet. he says his military advisers have given him a range of options. he still is mulling them over, looking at them now, and john kerry laid out intelligence earlier today saying with a high level of confidence he believes the assad regime used chemical weapons and do so against his own people saying our national values compel us to act in this particular case, and the intelligence basically
health care and citizenship. why is "the washington post" targeting senator ted cruz? so-called birthers questioning him. we will have the left-wing media assault on ted cruz coming up next do you mind grabbing my phone and opening the capital one purchase eraser? i need to redeem some venture miles before my demise. okay. it's easy to erase any recent travel expense i want. just pick that flight right there. mmm hmmm. give it a few taps, and...it's taken care of. this is pretty easy, and i see it works on hotels too. you bet. now if you like that, press the red button on top. ♪ how did he not see that coming? what's in your wallet? but with advair, i'm breathing better. so now i can help make this a great block party. ♪ [ male announce ] advair is clinically proven to help significantly improve lung function. unlike most copd medications, advair contains both an anti-inflammatory and a long-acting bronchodilator working together to help improve your lung function all day. advair won't replace fast-acting inhalers for sudden symptoms and should not bused more than twice a day. people
's what is also certain. not only washington, the congress and the ignorance of it. check this out from congressman keith ellington over the weekend reporter: >> the government has a right. the governmentt and the people f united the united states running the programs of thunited states. so this includes health and welfare and housing and all of the things. neil: what he is proposing paying for all of these things iludes going after his money and all of these things. including the government would levy a sales tax on stocks and bonds and that would be uncle sam wanting a in on your money. what the congressman said it's really not your goomoney, it's the government's money. for you to hold and that money and distribute it as they see fit. the robin hood is nothing on this. it's pretty much all of these guys. we are talking about the outraged republicans. online, another neither is addressing thecountry. each side is compounding the problem. to take a look at this spraling de clock again. isn't it time that we scream stop it? it is the threat of another government shutdown and more spendi
of washington, d.c. prince george county. almost all white and now black -- >> bob is playing ce card? >> i can get away with it. i'm a liberal and you're not so you can't. >> what is your point? >> i started by saying this before i was interrupted -- >> what you have to say -- bob, you have to be honest about what happened there. black families moved in the suburbs. they moved to get better schools to have a better economic future to try to make it a dynamic you're trying to say is not the picture. we have allowed the iner city full of single headed household. >> if i could finish my sentence. blacks moved out. so did ethnic groups like the polish and others that moved out of their ghettos in the cities. seeking middle class. they were on edge economically on whether they were in a position to afford to move to the suburbs but they had to, because the school system was terrible. you can blame the war on poverty all you want. the reason that post officeerty went up in america -- >> i don't want the war on poverty. we should end the war on poverty. >> eric: hang in there. >> we should end the wa
and the way we are responding to it. >> very troubling. there is no saying in our business that washington is a ship of state that leaks from the top not from the agencies but the very top or the state department. unfortunately by releasing the names of where we got this information from we just gave up some very critical sources. it is very disturbing all the information we are releasing now and it has a purpose to it, disturbed by it by the sickness of intelligence is what is so disturbing and you are spot on when you bring it up. >> but to denounce foreign pressure to end the political crisis that failed but mccabe and gramm senators, there is in cairo representing the wes government in what appears to be a diplomatic mission, your thoughts about how likely it is they could be affected if? is that the best approach the best approach to move forward with diplomacy in u.s. interest? >> look. admit it. after 11 or 12 years in the middle east and to force out there a the global war against radical islam, we are not going to make democracies out of those countries. we would like to have the
games. washington, d.c. will be the first city to host the summer games. it has a long way to go. those are your news headlines on the fox business network. connell: thank you very much. this continues to escalate. the potential of the united states involvement down the line. katie stockton joins us. always has a very good technical look at the markets. is this something that you look at just temporarily? >> i think the negative reaction is reasonable. i think that it does appear to be temporary. last week we saw this oversold extreme reading that we have not seen in over a year. it is pretty rare to see that. we do tend to see the market entering a bottom process. i believe it was around 1639. that would be an ideal set up. connell: we have the nasdaq on the screen. as we see it there, you are talking about the support not very low below that. what about a target? >> on the upside, the initial and final resistance is right around 1710. of course, that is based on the recent high. beyond that, i have a target of about 1780 based on a previous breakout. on the downside, if we were to bre
. why is "the washington post" targeting senator ted cruz? so-called birthers questioning him. in today's markets, a lot can happen in a second. with fidelity's guaranteed one-second trade execution, we route your order to up to 75 market centers to look for the best possible price -- maybe even better than you expected. it's all part of our goal to execute your trade in one second. i'm derrick chan of fidelity investments. our one-second trade execution is one more innovative reason serious investors are choosing fidelity. now get 200 free trades lou: federal officials arresting nearly 40 people in puerto rico and what appears to be what is one of the largest disability fraud cases ever. among those charged are three doctors, dozens of claimants who are receiving more than $2 million in fraudulent disability benefits. it is likely that the investigation is going to widen and there will be a lot more charges. the caribbean island is home to nine out of the top 10 zip codes for disabled workers receiving disability benefits. nine out of 10 in this little tiny island. i wonder what is goi
think john boehner should be speaker? >> i think -- it is not enough to manage inside washington d.c., have you got to go out and speak to the people, the fact is that house, has often not been able to properly address or talk about why what they are doing matters to average people, and not to getting any done. they could have put this president on offense 500 times, and by refusing to allow group of people, original tea party freshmen to rise up and have a voice, you are seeing a situation where we're being set up to lose again. we don't have a voice from right in leadership or a large position arguing that point. i point to the united states senate, if you want to see, the future of the republican party, and, of course, to grassroots, it would be great if we focused on women, women are earning 60% of college degrees, they continue to sooner highest income. i think this is a very important., i hate gender politics, but man, i am never going to be sidelined by this women issue crap,. neil: speak your mind, i never know where you are coming from. it is design or coincident that i no
they think the markets will go lower because of other stuff going on out there. in washington in particular, of conversations about whether debt is going to mount the will handle the ceiling increase which will emerge again. had the see that? will there be more bad news for investors and americans generally? >> the fundamental issue is still jobs. so many people unemployed, underemployed, a part-time employe, going and disability, and without the engine of jobs it is hard to say that the fundamentals of the economy are sound. the get a lot of ripsaw hang around based on what washington is going to do. frankly i don't remember a time in my adult life where everything was so dependent on some utterance of one washington official or another. it just seems to me that the economy is now just hanging by the threat of the latest comment from ben bernanke or somebody else. gerri: you have to say that he is probably the most powerful man on the planet right now. >> in moves equimark is, bond markets, politics. that is not the way it is supposed to be. gerri: i have to tell you, i look at some of the
the times, "the new york times", had problems with its website this month. "the washington post" experienced this quite of a problem with their web site as well. one more time, "the new york times" now saying that their assessment of the problems at their website, are, quote, the result of a malicious external attack. in english, they're getting hacked. back to you. cheryl: adam shapiro that was the perfect english for this type of attack. adam shapiro with breaking news on "the new york times" website. we'll follow that with you. >>> back to the discussion, we're looking at wells fargo, we're talking about mortgage rates, interest rates, wells fargo, layoffs in the mortgage division. i was surprised by that. that is one of the most profitable divisions for them. what do you make of that? >> rising 10-year. we saw the long end of the curve rise. that means mortgage rates rise. the 30-year mortgage tends to be priced off the 10-year. when that is the case. sure you get a boom of mortgages. people say this is my last chance and people run to the market but history tells us ultimately it slows.
the war in washington about the debt ceiling and then a but continuing resolution. we never got any better, but it has been a beautiful year. where do we go from here? we will get it started right now senior equity strategist, founder of seaports securities and chief strategist of ballpoint asset management. first of all, you've seen a lot of up and down days. what do you make of today's session? >> it was a pretty ugly day, but not unexpected. and surprise to did go down more yesterday quite frankly after the secretary of state spoke. took a while. listen, the market does not like uncertainty. we got a lot of uncertainty. charles: what is more responsible? syria or the war brewing in washington d.c.? >> syria has to be number one. the war brewing in washington and then somehow or other the fed tapering is taking a back burner. charles: believe it or not. >> but clearly that is a problem. the next fed chairman, i think putting the other two aside and tell them determine if the next fed chairman will be, the market is on hold now matter what. charles: i see you nodding your head. give us yo
your credit card. that's hurting the economy. and more violence in egypt to washington. they're divided over whether the u.s. keeps sending financial aid to that country and president obama giving no clear guidance either way and here is your monday morning obamacare headline. you know the navigators, costs 67 million to hire. they won't have to go through background checks. "varney & company" is about to begin. ♪ make it happen with the all-new fidelity active trader pro. it's one more innovative reason serious investors are choosing fidelity. get 200 free trades when you start using active trader pro today. join us at projectluna.com >> the chaos in egypt escalating over the weekend and now nearly 900 dead people after four days of violence and among them 24 police officers executed by militants in execution style and more calls from lawmakers to cut off that 1.4 billion that the united states gives. and president obama not taking a stand either way and senator john mccain says the u.s. looks bad as a result. >> we have no credibility. we have influence, but when you don't use that
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